Monthly archive for January 2016

COMMENTARY 1/22/16

Ice and cold weather are making barge logistics in STL a challenge as slush and ice flows are plugging the docks and are freezing barges in place.  That SHOULD be short-lived after Sun’s 45 deg high.  In SA, Hot and dry continues for most of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay […]

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BIDS 01/22/16

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BIDS 01/21/16

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COMMENTARY 1/21/16

Hot and dry will affect the majority of yc/ysb area in Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay into early next week.  After that, the pattern changes when a strong cool front moves in triggering Mon/Tue for Argentina,  and Tue/Wed for Brazil and Paraguay. Food for thought:  The Nov/Dec we just had win the US was the wettest since pre 1895.  Some 11 of the 15 […]

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BIDS 01/20/16

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COMMENTARY 1/20/16

Some 35% of the Argentina corn production reached temps of 95°F yesterday.  Hot and dry  will affect the majority of yc/ysb area in Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay into early next week.  After that, a strong break in in store Mon/Tue for Argentina, with heavy rain across each country as next week progresses. Food for thought:  […]

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COMMENTARY 1/19/16

The high water we experienced the last several weeks has made it to the Gulf and is causing barge unloading and vessel loading to be less efficient.  The current frigid temps now in the North are causing ice flow issues locally aren’t helping loading any easier, welcome to […]

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BIDS 01/19/16

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COMMENTARY 1/15/16

Some moderate heat is scheduled for Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay with little rain but there are a couple systems that could brew up 1/24- 1/29 and then temps should get back to normal.  N Brazil should continue getting showers.  In the U.S. there is a slight chance for patchy winterkill for the N SRW wheat areas of […]

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BIDS 01/15/16

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